Direct School Admission (DSA)
Direct School Admission to Sec 1 2018 Intake
Primary Six students may seek direct admission into TK before the Secondary 1 Posting in Dec 2017 for year of study in academic year 2018.
In this Direct School Admission Exercise, we are looking for students who
- are self-motivated and have a strong sense of achievement
- have reasonably good academic records (supporting document: P4 (overall), P5 (overall) and P6 (mid-year) record book)
We welcome pupils who have talent and aptitude in the following categories;
Parents and students are encouraged to choose schools wisely based on the student’s aptitudes and strengths, bearing in mind the schools’ academic and non-academic requirements, and the programmes available to develop the area of talent.
Category 1: Sports (Netball Girls, Football Boys, Floorball Girls)
Represented the primary school in National School Games championships.
Preferably won medals (Zonal or National Top 4) at National School Games.
Preferably held leadership position in related CCA at primary school.
Category 2: Performing Arts (Band & Choir)
Represented the primary school in SYF Arts Presentation.
Preferably achieved the Certificate of Accomplishment and above.
Preferably attained Grade 5 and above for Piano or Voices.
Preferably held leadership position in related CCA at primary school level.
Category 3: Leadership
Must have held a key leadership position in the Prefectorial Board or CCA during the primary school years and received at least school level recognition and awards for contribution as a student leader.
For clarifications, please contact Mr Sim Chong Ghee, SH/PE & CCA @ 6344 3471(ext 308)
TK reserves the final decision on the acceptance of students based on the above admission criteria and other considerations such as performance at interview or/and trials conducted by the school
|3 Jul – 31 Aug 17
Selection Stage[Deadline for
Application Form : Monday 3 Jul]
|Submit Application Forms to TK General Office by hand, with relevant supporting documents.
Trials, auditions or/and interviews will be conducted for short-listed applicants.
Completed applications forms with supporting documents must be submitted to TK General Office not later than 3 July 17.
[Students (including Singaporeans) not studying in national schools must collect letter and registration number from MOE HQ Customer Service Centre at 1 North Buona Vista Drive, Podium Block MOE Building, S138675.]
|By 31 Aug 17||Letters will be sent out to all applicants on the outcome, namely Confirmed Offer, put on the Waiting List, or Unsuccessful.|
|30 Oct 17, 9am
3 Nov 17, 3pmExercise School Preference Stage
|Students are to make their choices (up to max of 3) on the School Preference Form. No amendment is allowed after the closure of the Exercise School Preference period.|
|Late Nov 17||Candidates who have participated in the DSA Exercise School Preference Stage and are currently studying in MOE schools will be informed of the DSA allocation on the day of PSLE results release (late Nov 17) by their respective primary schools. Candidates who are not currently studying in MOE schools can collect their DSA results from MOE Customer Service Centre.|
Application forms can be obtained from the General Office of Tanjong Katong Secondary School during office hours, Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm.
Completed applications, with the relevant supporting documents must be sent, by hand, to the following address, not later than 3 July 2017 (Monday):
Tanjong Katong Secondary School
130 Haig Road
Attention : Mr Shuhazam Samsudin
School Programme Executive
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List of documents to submit:
- Copy of Primary 4 & 5 Year End results and Primary 6 Mid Year results
- Copy of most current CCA & CIP records
- Copy of all other supporting documents such as awards, prizes, scholarships received, achievement certificates and music certificates
- Portfolio of achievements (if any)
- Applications will not be considered if forms submitted are incomplete or relevant supporting documents are not enclosed.
- As TK only offers the Express course, successful DSA applicants will only be admitted if they qualify for the Express course.
You may wish to access the MOE website for more information on DSA for admission to Sec 1: http://www.moe.gov.sg